Spinach Broccoli Chia Seed Coconut Milk Soup

A gorgeous green soup, loaded with vitamins, fiber and minerals. This soup is always in season!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 celery stalks, finely diced
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 cup greens (kale, spinach, beet greens or any other available)
  • 1 parsnip, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 cups filtered water or low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 lemon, juice only
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • Toasted mixed seeds and nuts, to garnish
  • 1 teaspoon coconut milk, to garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a soup pot, heat the coconut oil, add onion, garlic, carrot, parsnip, celery sticks and broccoli, and cook over low heat for five minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add the filtered water or vegetable broth, bring to a boil, then cover the pot with a lid and let simmer for 5 to 7 minutes until the vegetables are tender but not mushy.
  3. Stir in the greens, then transfer into the blender, add the chia seeds and lemon, and process to obtain a smooth cream.
  4. Top with toasted seeds and coconut milk to garnish and serve warm.

SERVES: 2

Total time: 30 minutes Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes

NUTRITION INFORMATION: Calories: 182 Fat: 4.2g Carbs:  35.1g Protein: 5.5g

Author: The Awesome Green
Recipe type: Soups
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Recipe from: The Awesome Green